Tag: Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
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Guest AuthorNovember 7, 2017

The storms that barreled through Florida and wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico are long gone. Their impact, however, continues to be felt by millions. Since September, more than 70,000 Puerto Ricans have relocated to Florida after the catastrophic damage of Hurricane Maria. While fleeing from one crisis, they’re now encountering another: finding that their health […]

Ryan RayMarch 8, 2016

When the Legislature’s final budget hit the desk Tuesday afternoon, it included a line item containing $10 million to fund free and charitable clinics for underserved and uninsured Floridians. About the same time, the Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics issued a statement expressing their gratitude, along with a heartfelt request: please, Gov. Rick Scott, allow us […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 14, 2016

We liked this lead so much from last week, we’re recycling it: With halftime in the 60-day 2016 Legislative Session on Wednesday, “the theme so far is like a line from a Frankie Valli song: ‘… so close/And yet so far.’ “ With budget votes in each chamber and conference ready to begin, about $1 billion still separates […]

Staff ReportsOctober 19, 2015

A group that represents free and low-cost health clinics in Florida has hired Nick Duran to be its new executive director. The Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics announced the hire in a Monday news release. Duran replaces Mark Cruise as the organization’s top staffer. The 2-year-old state association counts Community Health Outreach in Jacksonville, Center for Family Health in Tampa, […]


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